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CITGO Petroleum (1250), Lake Charles

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #136319
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State Police #12-00092
Accident Date2012-01-05
Report Date 2012-01-11
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Hydrogen SulfideNo Information GivenFLARE: Multiple flares coming from UNI Cracker, Coker 2, Acid Plant, and SRUNONONOBRQ
Sulfur DioxideNOYESNOBRQ

Accident Classified As: Below Reportable Quantity (BRQ)

Cause of Problem: Power Failure

There was a total plant power failure. The UNI Cracker, Coker 2, Acid Plant, and SRU are all flaring.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

No Information Given.

Notes/Remedial Actions

The electrical problem was corrected and air monitoring took place.